Performing Arts Theater
Opened in the Fall of 1996, the intimate Performing Arts Theatre is a “black box” theatre designed for flexibility with seating and staging configurations such as thrust, arena, or open end. The audience capacity is 120. The theatre has state of the art computerized lighting and sound systems.
UCSB charges for evening and weekend parking. UCSB parking rates are subject to change.
You are required to purchase a parking permit once you get to campus. Simply drive to campus and park in Lot 22. The parking lot has several machines that vend parking permits that you can purchase with cash or credit card. When using cash, please note that machines only take bills and do not provide change.
Daytime Parking on Campus
If you are attending a daytime event, proceed to Lot 22. Pay for your parking from one of the self-pay vending machines located in the lot. You will need to choose the time period most appropriate for the duration of your stay on campus.
Driving to UCSB from the south
Take Highway 101 North to the Highway 217/Airport/UCSB exit. Highway 217 will lead you directly to the East Gate entrance of UCSB. Upon entering campus, veer right of the roundabout and follow Mesa Rd to the third stoplight, Ocean Rd. Turn left onto Ocean Rd, then follow through a stop sign, two stoplights (across El Colegio Rd), then park in Lot 22 (the newer parking structure) on the left. The department’s venues are easily accessible from Lot 22 as you walk towards the heart of campus.
Driving to UCSB from the north
Take highway 101 South to the Los Carneros Rd exit; turn right onto Los Carneros Rd and follow across Hollister Ave to El Colegio Rd. Turn left. El Colegio Rd will take you directly onto campus. At Ocean Rd, turn right, then park in Lot 22 (the newer parking structure) on the left. The department’s venues are easily accessible from Lot 22 as you walk towards the heart of campus.